The First Amendment Cases and Theory:

ISBN-10: 1454807008

ISBN-13: 9781454807001

Edition: 2013

Authors: Ronald J. Krotoszynski, Christina E. Wells, Lyrissa C. Barnett Lidsky, Steven Gey

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Comprehensive, timely, and accessible, The First Amendment: Cases and Theoryuses the case method to elucidate theory and doctrine. Thoughtful historicalcontext and dynamic coverage of current issues fuel and enrich classdiscussion.Distinguished authorship by respected First Amendment scholarsAn emphasis on the case-method approach —cases are lightly edited inrecognition of the importance of context to a study of constitutionaljurisprudenceDiscussion of historical background that elucidates the Supreme Court’stests, standards, and approaches to First Amendment issuesOverviews in each chapter introduce the main themes and doctrines tobetter prepare students to read the cases that follow with greater insight andunderstandingIntroductory chapters on free speech and the establishment and freeexercise of religionThought-provoking questions that point to the themes and factorsunderpinning case lawProblem exercises that engage students in applying legal conceptsThorough coverage of the Speech, Press, Assembly, Petition, andReligion ClausesDiscussion of major contemporary controversies —such as the impact oftechnology on free speech jurisprudence—as well as conflicts between freespeech and national security, civil rights, and the InternetWith a flexible organization that can be adapted to a three-hour surveycourse—or more specialized courses on speech, press, assembly, the petitionclauses, or the religion clauses—this casebook offers both scope and depth ina highly supportive pedagogical framework.
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List price: $201.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Aspen Pub
Binding: Cloth Text 
Pages: 1032
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 3.938
Language: English

Summary of Contents
Freedom of Expression
The History, Values, and Content of the First Amendment
Setting the Modern Stage-Incitement an the "Clear and Present Danger" Test
Content-Based Discrimination
Content Neutrality and the Regulation of Speech on Government Property
Symbolic Speech and Expressive Conduct
Compelled Speech and Anonymous Speech
Commercial Speech
Regulation of the Mass Media
Tort Law and the First Amendment
The Conflict Between Free Speech and Promoting Equality/Civility
The Regulation of Sexually Explicit Speech
The Government as Speaker and Employer
The Religion Clauses
Defining and Enforcing the Establishment Clause
The Establishment Clause and Government Endorsement of Religion
The Establishment Clause and Government Financing of Religion
Free Exercise of Religion
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